MEMORIAL WEEKEND EVENTS GRANT COUNTY Saturday May 23rd 2015 VA National Cemetery Marion Come help place flags on Veteran’s graves, 08:30 a.m. snacks, flag placements start at 09:00 am. Estates of Serenity (IOOF) cemetery Marion Come help place flags on Veteran’s graves. Free breakfast for volunteers from 09:00-10:00 a.m. at the American Legion Post 10, flag placements start at 10:00 a.m. Gardens of Memory Cemetery Marion On Saturday May 23rd there will be a Memorial Ceremony at the cemetery beginning at 11:00 a.m. Sunday May 24th 2015 Memorial Ceremony – Van Buren Memorial Ceremony at the Van Buren public library at 10:45 a.m., there will be hotdogs and hamburgers at American Legion Post 368 following the ceremony. Monday May 25th 2015 – MEMORIAL DAY Memorial Ceremony - Marion VA National Cemetery There will be a Memorial ceremony at 11:00 a.m.; guest speaker will be Dr. Marion Bush Jr. Memorial Ceremony - Jonesboro There will be a Memorial ceremony at 1:00 p.m. at 1st and Waters Street in Jonesboro conducted by American Legion Post #95 Jonesboro. Memorial Service - Matthews There will be a Memorial ceremony at the Matthews cemetery at 2:00 p.m. Patriot guard members and the Mississinewa Valley Brass will be attending. Memorial Service – Marion The Military cannon crew from the “Mississinewa 1812” living history program will fire a salute during a 2:00p.m. ceremony at the Battle of Mississinewa memorial sculpture along River road south of the Matter Park entrance. American Legion Post #10 Marion They are having free hot dogs and brats from 10:00 a.m. to closing. You must be a member or be accompanied by a member.

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The Grant County Veterans' Service Office is responsible for assisting veterans, their spouses, dependents and survivors with information and assistance concerning veterans' benefits through Federal and State levels.

The Veterans' Service Office offers a full range of services, including assisting veterans and survivors with applications for:

• Service connected disability compensation

• Low-income pension benefits

• Survivor benefits

• Military discharges / awards & decorations

• VA medical care

• Home loan guaranty

• GI Bill benefits

• Vocational rehabilitation

• Discharge upgrades

• Burial benefits

• Property tax abatement

• Remission of fees for children of disabled veterans

• Motor Vehicle License Plates

• Peddlers, Vendors, or Hawkers License

• Resident Veteran Hunting and Fishing License

• Golden Hoosier Passport

• Delayed High School Diplomas for WWII, Korean and Vietnam Veterans

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